• Bush, Jonathan


    Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
    Pediatric and Perinatal Pathologist, BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

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    Primary Area of Research
    Childhood Diseases
    Secondary Area(s) of Research
    Lab Phone
    Mailing Address

    2H55 Oak Street
    Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4

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    Research Areas
    • Pediatric gastrointestinal diseases 
    • Transplant pathology
    • Placental pathology

    My research interests are wide ranging from diseases that affect the esophagus and colon, the altered immune status in transplanted patients, and how the placenta can predict health outcomes. 

    Current Projects
    • IgG4 in eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders and chronic inflammatory bowel disease
    Selected Publications

    Bush JW, Mohammad S, Melin-Aldana H, Kagalwalla Af, Arva NC. Eosinophilic density in graft biopsies positive for rejection and blood eosinophil count can predict development of post-transplant digestive tract eosinophilia. Pediatric Transplantation. 2016; 20: 540-551.

    Weinstein J, Badawy S, Bush JW, Schafernak K. Deconstructing the diagnosis of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis using illustrative cases. Journal of Hematopathology. 2015; 8: 113-125.

    Armstrong AE, Weese-Mayer DE, Mian A, Maris JM, Vatra V, Gosiengfiao Y, Reichek J, Madonna MB, Bush JW, Shore RM, Walterhouse DO. Treatment of neuroblastoma in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome with a PHOX2B polyalanine repeat expansion mutation: New twist on a neurocristopathy syndrome. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2015; Epub May 22. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25572. PMID: 26011159

    Bowen DK, Glaser AP, Bush JW, Cheng EY, Gong EM. Combined robotic and open approach to excision of accessory bladder and urethral triplication. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2015; 11(2): 98-­99. PMID: 25797858

    Bush JW, Hancock BJ, Israels SJ, Ellison DW, Stefanovici C, Krawitz S. Intracranial atypical teratoid/ rhabdoid tumour presenting as an axillary mass: A case report and review of literature. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. 2014; 17(2): 122-125. PMID: 24555876 

    Bush JW, Wuerz T, Embil JM, Del Bigio MR, MacDonald P, Krawitz S.  Outcomes of persons with blastomycosis involving the central nervous system.  Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease.  2013; 76(2): 175-­‐181. PMID: 23566338

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